May, 2019
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NSI's Paul Hardy looks at MFM magnet reports, sanctions busting, and back-dooring.
Malpractice in the Bunker Business
April, 2019
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Many buyers are becoming disillusioned with the "wait and see" attitude of some trading houses.
IMO2020: Conflicts and the Quest for Information
March, 2019
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As we all know demand for HSFO will fall off a cliff Q3 onwards. This represents a number of challenges for the physical supplier.
IMO2020: The HSFO Conundrum
January, 2019
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The ongoing lack of information on specs is already causing frustration for buyers and suppliers.
IMO2020: Compatibility Questions are Going to Complicate Bunker Buying
Monitoring bunker buying performance monitoring, compliance and auditing is of growing importance.
Is Your Bunker Platform Ready for IMO2020?
November, 2018
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I believe the future market will be driven by analytics, writes Paul Hardy.
IMO2020: Should We Believe the Analysts?
October, 2018
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NSI's Paul Hardy looks at the potential impact of Trump's proposed slow start to IMO 2020.
Unilateralism is the Killer of Invention
We move from a market where the products people want to buy are by and large readily available, to one where only those with a heavily detailed plan can be sure they can buy what they want.
The Changing Nature of Benchmarking
August, 2018
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It is interesting to note a number of new platforms being developed by trading companies and brought to the market, NSI's Paul Hardy writes.
New Bunker Trading Platforms: What Are They Doing for Buyers?
June, 2018
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Paul Hardy looks at why Owners are not contracting in great numbers for IMO2020, and a new type of contract aiming to change that.
What Are We Doing About the IMO2020 Bunker Credit Challenge?